Register Forgot login?

© 2002-2014
Encyclopaedia Metallum

Best viewed
without Internet Explorer,
in 1280 x 960 resolution
or higher.

The Legacy

Testament

Type:
Full-length
Release date:
April 21st, 1987
Catalog ID:
7 81741-1
Label:
Atlantic Records
Format:
12" vinyl
Reviews:
17 reviews (avg. 92%)
Side A
1. Over the Wall 04:04   Show lyrics
  (loading lyrics...)
2. The Haunting 04:11   Show lyrics
  (loading lyrics...)
3. Burnt Offerings 05:03   Show lyrics
  (loading lyrics...)
4. Raging Waters 04:30   Show lyrics
  (loading lyrics...)
5. C.O.T.L.O.D. 02:28   Show lyrics
  (loading lyrics...)
Side B
6. First Strike Is Deadly 03:41   Show lyrics
  (loading lyrics...)
7. Do or Die 04:36   Show lyrics
  (loading lyrics...)
8. Alone in the Dark 04:01   Show lyrics
  (loading lyrics...)
9. Apocalyptic City 05:48   Show lyrics
  (loading lyrics...)
  38:22  
Band members
Chuck Billy Vocals
Louie Clemente Drums
Greg Christian Bass
Eric Peterson Guitars
Alex Skolnick Guitars
Miscellaneous staff
Derrick Ramirez Writing credits (track 5)
Dan Muro Photography
Bill Benson Logo
Eric Peterson Logo concept
Jon Zazula Executive producer
Marsha Zazula Executive producer
Alex Perialas Engineering, Producer
Tom Coyne Mastering
Steve "Zetro" Souza Lyrics (tracks 1-4, 6, 8)
Derrick Ramirez Writing credits (track 5)
Dan Muro Photography
Bill Benson Logo
Eric Peterson Logo concept
Jon Zazula Executive producer
Marsha Zazula Executive producer
Alex Perialas Engineering, Producer
Tom Coyne Mastering
Steve "Zetro" Souza Lyrics (tracks 1-4, 6, 8)
Read Peaked Early...Sorta 89% StainedClass95 July 30th, 2014
Read Thrash police: the... 92% autothrall September 6th, 2012
Read The First Strike Is Always... 90% Metal_Jaw February 21st, 2012
Read A legacy born just a couple... 94% hells_unicorn September 7th, 2011
Read The last great Bay Area... 100% Seducerofsouls85 July 15th, 2011
Read Holding the quest for... 97% Rust_In_Blood February 27th, 2010
Read The Legacy 98% Noctir May 15th, 2009
Read The Best Testament Album 85% Thrasher53 March 1st, 2008
Read Testament's best 96% CHRISTI_NS_ANITY8 October 10th, 2007
Read Their Best 99% morbert August 28th, 2007
Read Why This Isn't Considered a... 99% DawnoftheShred April 11th, 2007
Read Ripper of a good thrash album 92% natrix March 18th, 2007
Read Solid speed/thrash 82% Mungo March 16th, 2007
Read An instant classic 96% Chopped_in_Half August 4th, 2006
Read Once you're in, you won't... 93% cyclone December 27th, 2004
Read First Strike Is Deadly 85% Bloodstone April 4th, 2004
Read Leaders!!!!!...not followers 85% skolnick February 10th, 2003

Trivia:
- Testament were still known as Legacy during the recording of this album.
- A tenth song, "Reign of Terror" was also recorded during the sessions for "The Legacy", but was not included on the album. It surfaced a few years later, on the "Trial by Fire" single.
- "C.O.T.L.O.D." stands for "Curse of the Legions of Death".

Music videos:
Over the Wall

Recording information:

Recorded and mixed at Pyramid Sounds Studios, Ithaca, NY.
Mastered at Frankford Wayne Mastering Labs, Inc., NYC.

Added by: (Unknown user) Modified by: SuicidalFreak
Added on: N/A Last modified on: 2014-06-27 20:50:32
View update history